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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 -- Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk ...

Meta-Analysis: Carotid Surgery Tops Stenting in the Elderly

(MedPage Today) -- Fewer strokes with surgery in the first few months

Are 90% of strokes avoidable? . . . and other stories

90% of strokes avoidable?A global survey of risk factors for stroke across 188 countries during 1990-2013 concludes that more than 90% of the burden from strokes is attributable to modifiable risk... ...

Nine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rules – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rulesTelegraph.co.ukNine in 10 strokes are preventable if people follow 10 health rules, a major study has shown. Although ...

Study: More than 90 percent of strokes are preventable

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death globally, but it turns out a vast majority of them could be prevented, according to findings published July 15 in the British journal The Lancet.  

Most Strokes Are Preventable

Most Strokes Preventable: Be Informed, Knowledge is Power!May is National Stroke Awareness Month. However, awareness about risk factors and preventions of stroke should be yearlong. One messages docto...

Blood pressure in the elderly: How low is too low?

A recent publication in a fine peer-reviewed medical journal of the SPRINT study proved that lowering our blood pressure to the old target of 120/80 or less led to fewer heart attacks, strokes, and ki...

New imaging technique may give physicians clearer picture of stroke damage

(University of Missouri-Columbia) According to the American Heart Association, ischemic strokes account for nearly 90 percent of all strokes. They occur when a blocked artery prevents blood from getti...

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Effect of toothbrushes and denture brushes on heat-polymerized acrylic resins.

It is important to choose an appropriate brush for denture cleaning to prevent damage to the surface properties of prosthetic devices. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the abrasiveness of too...

Lucid dreams, an atypical sleep disturbance in anterior and mediodorsal thalamic strokes.

Cognitive, affective, and behavioural disturbances are commonly reported following thalamic strokes. Conversely, sleep disorders are rarely reported in this context.

Endovascular Therapy in Strokes with ASPECTS 5-7 May Result in Smaller Infarcts and Better Outcomes as Compared to Medical Treatment Alone.

Intra-arterial therapy (IAT) for large vessel occlusion strokes (LVOS) has been increasingly utilized. The benefit of IAT in patients with midrange Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Sco...

Retrospective Consent to Hemicraniectomy after Malignant Stroke among the Elderly, Despite Impaired Functional Outcome.

Decompressive hemicraniectomy (DHC) after space-occupying strokes among patients older than 60 years has been shown to reduce mortality rates but at the cost of severe disability. There is an ongoing ...

High-Intensity Signal in Carotid Plaque on Routine 3D-TOF-MRA Is a Risk Factor of Ischemic Stroke.

Carotid atherosclerotic disease is recognized as an important risk factor for brain ischemic events. However, high-grade stenosis does not always cause ischemic strokes, whereas moderate-grade stenosi...

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